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Going with the flow
As CEO of Oru Kayak, Ardy Sobhani '04 says the key to being a successful entrepreneur is checking your ego at the door
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A hunger for justice
How Malak Kudaimi, '18 international studies and public health, is battling against food insecurity
How did evolution make humans moral?
UCI logic and philosophy of science prof Kyle Stanford explains in new study published in Behavioral and Brain Sciences
NATO's learning crisis
UCI professor Heidi Hardt draws on interviews with political officials and top military brass to highlight need for NATO reforms to strengthen military operations
U.S. Department of Education awards $10 million grant to launch multi-university research center on national school choice
National Center for Research on Education Access and Choice to include leading researchers from UC Irvine and more than a dozen other U.S. universities and organizations
UCI political science professor is awarded $718,350 grant to study global value chains
Etel Solingen to lead multidisciplinary research project
Maurer receives grant to study cash as a public good
Research, funded by International Currency Association, brings in talents of researcher and anthropologist Ursula Dalinghaus
Outstanding contributions
Chicano/Latino studies prof Glenda Flores earns book award for work on Latina educators
An incredible year
Triple honors for UCI Distinguished Professor Emerita Vicki L. Ruiz highlight the illustrious historian's career - which spans nearly four decades - spent telling the stories of Latinas who have fought for civil and labor rights
Falmagne dissertation awards
Timmy Ma, mathematics, and Cole Williams, economics, honored for graduate work
Branching out

Influential Olive Tree Initiative moves into its second decade

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Social sciences faculty are consistently sought by media for their expertise in areas ranging from digital play to gender pay. Check out some of our top hits below, or visit us online for the full run down.

Leaving NATO would make the U.S. and the world less safe (op-ed)

"Simply put, withdrawing from NATO would make the world less safe. It would likely increase the risk of attacks on allies and reopen the possibility of conflict among them."

Read her full op-ed, courtesy of The Huffington Post.
Casavantes Bradford on refugees, values
Critical Refugee Studies Collective
Meyer on family separations, protests
New York Times,
SF Chronicle
Grofman on
Washington Post
Neumark on
automation, jobs
Olive Tree Initiative

Currently, OTI operates on 10 campuses and has expanded its portfolio of conflict excursions to include Turkey-Armenia, Ireland and the U.S.

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Understanding the Minimum Wage: Implications for Workers, Employers, and Communities
11:00 a.m. | online webinar | David Neumark, Distinguished Professor, Economics, UC Irvine
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